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Volunteers are ACE!

volunteers at Crich Fun Run
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ACE Committee

Volunteers are ACE!

As you are hopefully aware, Active Crich for Everyone (ACE) is a group of local volunteers who aim to promote wellbeing, health and fitness activities in the Crich community. 

Since 2018, we’ve brought together local people, teachers, instructors, classes and groups to encourage more awareness of opportunities to be active and get involved in making the village an even better place to live. Venues  have included the Glebe, Scout hut and Comrades Club. 

So we’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has volunteered their time and talents throughout 2019, including, for the second year Mark Clutton (mindfulness); ParkFit and Boxercise instructor, Sarah Poplar; and rounders queen, Andrea Kemp.

The Fun Run wouldn’t have been possible without the amazing work of Ian Travers, friends from the Monument Race, the Jog Crich group and smiling stewards and the Cliff Inn for use of their field.

We would also like to thank the Fete Committee for their continued support and Crich Tramway Village for running activities with the schools as part of Fitness Fortnight this year. And a special thanks to everyone at the Place Project for transforming the rec into such a great, inviting space to spend time with others while being active and outdoors. 

We’re always looking to spread the word about what’s on, new classes, events and national days on the Active Crich for Everyone Facebook and Crich Standard pages. Just ask and we’ll tell!

Look out for the next ‘Spring into Health’ in March 2020 and we would love to hear from anyone who wishes to volunteer or include their activity in our events. Please contact us with any suggestions for future programmes – and we hope to run, walk or jog into you next year! 

Trish Howard, Debbie Kinghorn, Linda Philo and Rachel Jennings